Fragment

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/16 x 8 1/4 in. (23 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

30.256

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry with eccentric weft outlining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: brown cotton, 6 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal bands of sawtooth and interlocking fish-head motifs, woven with neutral greenish brown, orange, and crimson. Torn and worn.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes